2013 Press Releases


THREE CHILDREN FROM GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION PROGRAMS TO BE IN COLORADO BALLET’S “NUTCRACKER” THIS DECEMBER
12/9/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME EDUCATIONAL GRANTS PROVIDE $155,000 TO 14 INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS FOR PARENTS, PROFESSIONALS AND PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME ACROSS U.S. & PUERTO RICO
Eight grant recipients announced on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
12/3/2013


DR. DENNIS MCGUIRE JOINS GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION TO HELP ESTABLISH A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR ADULT CARE AND HEALTH RELATED PROGRAMS
Down syndrome expert McGuire will begin seeing adult patients with Down syndrome at the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic starting December 2013
11/13/2013


NEW RESEARCH GRANTS FROM ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION AND GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION EXPORE LINKS BETWEEN ALZHEIMER’S AND DOWN SYNDROME
Researchers in California, Kentucky, South Carolina and Israel Receive $1.2 Million in Jointly Funded Grants
10/29/2013


BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF FASHION SHOW RAISES OVER $1.6 MILLION, HONORS KYRA PHILLIPS AND TIM HARRIS WITH QUINCY JONES AWARD
John C. McGinley, Beverly Johnson, Todd Park Mohr star at benefit for Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
10/1/2013


JOHN C. MCGINLEY, KYRA PHILLIPS, JOHN ROBERTS,ERIC DICKERSON PROVIDE STAR POWER TO GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION’S BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF FASHION SHOW
9/20/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH GROUPON GRASSROOTS FOR NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO OUTFIT PARTICIPANTS IN DARE TO PLAY SPORTS CAMPS
For 1 week, give $10, $20 or $35 to help pay for uniforms for people with Down syndrome in football, cheer and soccer camps, and all donations will be matched by an anonymous donor
8/15/2013


TODD PARK MOHR OF BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS TO PERFORM AT GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION’S 2013 BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF FASHION SHOW IN DENVER
8/13/2013


PBS SPOTLIGHTS CRNIC INSTITUTE RESEARCH ON DOWN SYNDROME & ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
8/8/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NATIONAL RESEARCH & MEDICAL CARE ROUNDTABLE, HIGHLIGHTS 21 PRE-EMINENT EXPERTS IN ONE “PHENOMENAL” DAY
Roundtable attracts over 400 people from 40 states and 8 countries to Children’s Hospital Colorado in conjunction with the NDSC Annual Convention 7/29/2013


SIE AND WHITTEN FAMILIES RECEIVE PRESIDENT’S AWARD, KATHELEEN GARDINER RECEIVES SCIENTIFIC AWARD AT NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME CONGRESS CONVENTION
Governor Hickenlooper Addresses 1,500 Attendees at July 20 Award Banquet 7/25/2013


COLUMBUS CREW TO HOST GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION DARE TO PLAY SOCCER CAMP ON AUG. 8-10
6/28/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION HOSTS FIRST RESEARCH & MEDICAL CARE ROUNDTABLE, GRAMMY-WINNER COLBIE CAILLAT PERFORMS AT PRIVATE CONCERT
Thursday, July 18, in Denver as part of National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention 6/26/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION KICKS OFF 2013 DENVER BRONCOS CHEERLEADERS DARE TO CHEER, DARE TO PLAY FOOTBALL CAMPS
6/11/2013


SHERYL CROW HEADLINES MAY 8 BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF GALA AND FASHION SHOW
5/1/2013


DOWN SYNDROME ORGANIZATIONS RELEASE JOINT STATEMENT ON ROBERT ETHAN SAYLOR CASE
4/16/2013


LINDA CRNIC INSTITUTE CO-HOSTS WORKSHOP ON COGNITION IN DOWN SYNDROME IN WASHINGTON, D.C., ON APRIL 13-15
Workshop will bring top scientists together to share discoveries, explore collaborations 4/9/2013


REPS. CATHY MCMORRIS RODGERS, CHRIS VAN HOLLEN TO BE HONORED AT BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF DC GALA
Political leaders, celebrities will escort models with Down syndrome in May 8 fashion show 3/22/2013


WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY CELEBRATION AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO TO HONOR SANDY WOLF
Global Down Syndrome Foundation event is part of global happenings on 3/21 3/21/2013


LINDA CRNIC INSTITUTE FOR DOWN SYNDROME AWARDS $1.3 MILLION IN GRAND CHALLENGE GRANTS TO 14 RESEARCHERS
Innovative science investigates immune disorders, sleep apnea, certain leukemias, and Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome 3/20/2013


HUNTINGTON POTTER, DIRECTOR OF ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH AT CRNIC INSTITUTE FOR DOWN SYNDROME, INDUCTED INTO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF INVENTORS
Renowned Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome researcher holds 15 U.S. patents 3/14/2013


GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION’S HALLMARK FUNDRAISER “BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF FASHION SHOW” WINS BIG AT ICON AWARDS
Global collects four ICONs, including Best Overall Event in Denver 3/7/2013